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General Paul Selva will be the 2017 Commencement Speaker

General Paul Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Named 2017 Commencement Speaker

March 28, 2017

Gen. Paul Selva, the 10th vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be Webster University’s 2017 Commencement Speaker. Selva, a four star Air Force general, is the nation’s second-highest ranking military officer. He will address more than 10,000 Webster graduates and guests at the University’s 98th annual commencement ceremonies May 13.

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Savoring the moment at Commencement 2016

Commencement Video: Students, Faculty Savoring the Moment

May 11, 2016

"Surreal." "Fabulous." "So, so happy." "This is the day I've been waiting for." Those are the words of Webster students -- now alumni -- who walked at commencement last Saturday. And from the faculty who celebrated with them: "They just blossom." "I'm just so proud of them." "You get to know these kids so well, and for so long, to say goodbye at least temporarily is always sad, but to celebrate next to them is exciting." Hear those thoughts and more in this two-minute commencement video.

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Webster’s 97th Commencement ceremonies take place on Saturday, May 7

2016 Commencement: Staff, Faculty Bus Schedule May 6-7

April 14, 2016

Webster University’s 97th Commencement ceremonies take place on Saturday, May 7, in St. Louis at the historic outdoor amphitheater, The Muny in Forest Park. There will be bus transport on Friday, May 6, for faculty and staff participating in Commencement rehearsal. On Saturday, May 7, chartered buses will also be available to transport Commencement staff and participating faculty to and from campus. Parking is limited this year due to set up for the Microfest Beer Festival taking place at the Muny. Faculty and staff members are encouraged to carpool or use the transportation provided.

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